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Duke of Edinburgh team rescued from Dartmoor

The group of young walkers were rescued off the moor late last night Credit: PA

A Duke of Edinburgh team has been airlifted to safety after one of their members fell unconscious while hiking in Devon.

The young walkers called an ambulance to Cornwood on Dartmoor last night, and were assisted by the local search and rescue team.

It's still not clear what condition the injured member is in.

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Rescue group training with new helicopters

Dartmoor Rescue Group members board one of the new Commando Merlin helicopters. Credit: ITV News West Country

The Dartmoor Rescue Group have been training with new Commando Merlin helicopters, which are replacing the old Sea Kings.

They're preparing for the Ten Tors Challenge in four week's time when more than 2,000 teenagers will be trekking up to 55 miles across Dartmoor.

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